Parents, you are in for a shock of your life! Did you know that babies can go through at least 700 diapers during their first 3 months of life?1 For the first few weeks of their lives, babies need to be changed 7 or 9 times per day! This is why choosing the best diaper for baby can be slightly difficult.
You might like a certain brand of diapers, but if your baby doesn’t and she faces irritation, diaper rash and even leakage, you might have to search high and low for the best one!
Nevertheless, we are here to guide you through how to find the best diaper for baby of top-notch quality. With an extensive variety of baby diapers in the market, parents are bound to be confused about choosing the best one for their baby.
How to Choose the Best Diaper for Baby
1# Diaper Feature
All diapers in the market are special in their own ways – some are super absorbent, some have special features for certain sizes, while some are manufactured without nasties!
The rule of thumb that I follow is a perfect diaper must have these features:
The main purpose of using a diaper is to absorb pee and poop without any leakages even after a few hours of wearing. Although it is advisable to change the baby’s diaper as often as possible, sometimes it’s good to prevent ‘accidents’ from happening.
A leaky diaper can irritate the skin and potentially causes diaper rashes because the baby’s delicate skin comes in contact with wetness. An irritated baby is not someone you want to deal with when you are already running around trying to keep things together.
This is my favourite feature in any diaper – wetness indicator lines change colour as the diaper becomes fully soiled. I was once a new mother myself, and I would constantly check the baby’s diaper to see if he peed.
Not only did it keep me anxious at all times, but the baby also couldn’t get a peaceful rest!
With the indicator, I do not have to open the baby’s clothes to check the diaper. It’s definitely a win-win situation and super convenient!
As parents, you need to ensure that the diaper is made from soft and breathable material so it will not restrict airflow to the baby’s bottoms, causing them to be stuffy and cranky.
This is especially true when we’re residing in Malaysia with such hot and humid weather. An airy diaper also means less likely for the baby’s skin to have irritation.
You also need to look out for stretchability and a good fit in diapers. It should be stretchy enough to fit your angel comfortably without leaving any creases and marks on the skin. If it did, again, it will lead to skin irritation and a cranky baby.
Also, a perfectly fitting diaper will prevent unwanted leakages as it contours the baby’s body well while allowing babies to develop freely, whether they are laying down, crawling or actively moving around.
2# Size Range
It’s always better to opt for a diaper brand that offers a full range of sizes from Newborn onwards, to larger sizes to cater for your baby’s different growth stages.
It’s especially important to consider this if you’re expecting or have a newborn baby because some brands do have Newborn size with special features that are made to gently protect your baby’s healing umbilical cord stump.
3# Skin sensitivity
Most babies will develop dry skin, rashes or other skin conditions a few months after their birth. Contrary to popular belief, diaper rash is not caused by diapers alone.
In fact, diaper dermatitis comes from any moisture that’s sitting around in your baby’s diaper area for a certain period of time.
One of the ways to reduce skin dermatitis issues is by choosing disposable diapers that are dermatologically tested and manufactured without allergens or nasties to keep your little one’s bottoms rash-free.
We Serve Only The Best For You!
Understanding the needs for the baby has always been a priority to Drypers especially with their specially designed diaper, Skinature by Drypers.
The super-premium diaper designed with Derma-Care Technology™ is a combination of soft and breathable materials with special care technology keeping the baby’s skin dry.
That means, it is gentle for ALL skin types, even sensitive ones that are prone to EU26 Allergens. EU26 Allergens are the 26 most-known allergenic substances in Europe and are commonly defined as substances that induce an allergy including redness, skin irritation or rash.
The best part about Skinature by Drypers is that it is hypoallergenic, chlorine-free and fragrance-free, making it safe and gentle on baby’s sensitive skin. No allergens, only pure goodness!
The Skinature By Drypers has 100% more airspace that allows more breathability and less stuffiness as well as speedy absorption to keep babies clean and dry. These would help to reduce skin irritation on your baby and keep them comfortable all day.
New parents will love this feature the most – it has a wetness indicator that turns from yellow to green, so you will know when to change the diaper without opening it to check! That way, not only do you get to keep your baby dry and clean all the time, you won’t have to worry much on when would be the perfect time to change them.
This premium diaper range comes in different sizes, from Newborn to XL. With its premium softness and 6x more stretchable waistband, this allows your baby to grow physically unhindered with ultimate comfort assured!
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